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Top Dog and The Hierarchy of Teams – Part 4

Bronson and Merryman write, One fallacy about teams is that, to be successful, everyone must be friends.  The research says it’s the other way around: team performance drives the quality of relationships.  When teams are failing, this poor performance upsets their members – and they take their frustration out on one another.  When a team […]

Top Dog and The Hierarchy of Teams – Part 3

On the importance of roles, Bronson and Merryman write, Clarifying who is going to do what – identifying distinct roles – is one of the most proven ways to increase the quality of teamwork. The egalitarian notion that team members should be equal in status and interchangeable in their roles is erroneous. Teams work best […]


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